3-Day Relaxed Shore Excursion St. Petersburg, Russia


Transportation: 20-seat Mercedes van or Mercedes Viano (for smaller groups)

Free Wi-Fi on all the vehicles

Meals: cost of lunches isn’t included in the total cost

Price for private tours in English/French/German/Spanish:

Price per person
US $

Sample itinerary:

First day

8.30»Meeting at the ship
8.30-9.30»First drive around the city
9.30(10.00)-13.00»Hermitage Museum (early admission)
"Golden Room" tour – optional
13.00-14.00»Lunch time (we also can have a light lunch earlier in the Hermitage)
14.30-15.30»Peter and Paul Fortress/Cathedral
15.30-16.30»Spilled Blood Cathedral
17.00-18.00»Group boat trip
18.30»Back to the ship
Evening program (optional)

Second day

8.00»Meeting at the ship
8.00-10.00»Drive around the city (visit to the famous food market)
10.00-11.00»Drive to Pushkin
11.00-13.00»Catherine’s Palace with the famous Amber Room
13.00-14.00»Drive back to the city
14.00-15.00»Lunch time
15.30-17.30»Usupov Palace
18.00»Back to the ship
Evening program (optional)

Third day

8.00»Meeting at the ship
8.00-10.30»Drive around the city (visit to an active Russian Orthodox church)
10.30-11.00»Hydrofoil to Peterhof
11.00-13.00»Tour of the park with fountains and a visit to one of the small palaces
13.00-14.00»Lunch time
14.00-15.00»Drive back
metro tour on the way (optional)
15.00-16.00»St. Isaac’s Cathedral
16.00-16.30»Shopping time
17.00»Back to the ship
Special notes:

NB! This shore excursion is VISA-FREE for all cruise ship passengers. More detailed info you can find here.

NB! The itinerary above is just a sample itinerary. The exact timing will depend on the arrival/departure time of your ship as well as on the week days you are in St. Petersburg.

NB! Price for tours in other languages should be checked with with our manager.

NB! Student/children discounts. Discount for students and children 6-17 y.o. is US $ 10. Students of 18 and older shall carry their ISIC card in order to qualify for the discount. For children under 6 the tour is free.

NB! In case of very bad weather or any other extraordinary situations hydrofoils wouldn't run. In such case the cost of the itinerary will be recalculated.


Our Relaxed 3-day tour of St. Petersburg is a most popular St. Petersburg tour for cruise passengers whose cruise ship has three days in St. Petersburg, Russia. These visa free shore excursions include all the main highlights of the city, two suburbs and some time to explore the everyday life of the city - this will give you a good overview of the city and leave some time to relax a bit and fully enjoy your shore excursions in St. Petersburg.

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